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Snow Emergency Parking Ban

Monday March 13th, 2017 AT 11:59PM (Midnight)


Police Department

Captain Christopher Chute

Date: 3/13/2017

To: All Media

From: Captain Christopher Chute

Re: PRESS RELEASE- Parking Ban



A parking ban has been ordered by Mayor Erin Stewart of New Britain in anticipation of the

snow which has been forecasted. The parking ban will go into effect at 11:59pm (Midnight)

on Monday March 13, 2017 and will likely continue through to Wednesday morning.

Parking will be prohibited on all city streets while the ban is in effect.

Free parking will be available at the following locations during the ban:

 Osgood Park

 Stanley Golf Course

 Quonset hut parking lot at 655 Slater Road

 City parking lot at Wildwood St. & Linden St. (next to Police substation)

 Washington Park (lot opposite Gold Street)

 Martha Hart Park

 City parking garages (Bank St./Chestnut St. and Columbus Blvd. at the corner of

Washington St.)

 Pulaski Club at 89 Grove Street. 90+ Parking Spaces.

All vehicles parked on city streets while the ban is in effect are subject to a $100.00 parking

ticket and will be towed at the owner’s expense. Residents are urged to cooperate with the

parking ban so as to facilitate the removal of snow from city streets.

* The ban may continue into Wednesday morning depending on the safety needs of the city.

Residents are urged to visit or for

updated details ban.

*Please remember that the final snow plow pass is not made until several hours after the

storm has concluded. Our snow plow drivers are directed to try and minimize the amount of

snow directed onto previously cleaned sidewalks and driveways, but it is often times

*For smaller storms residents may want to consider not clearing their driveways and

sidewalks until after our snow plow drivers have completed the final pass of their street, or

residents should recognize that they may need to clear their sidewalks and driveways more

than one time for larger snow and ice storms.

*For residents who use a contractor for snow removal, try to make arrangements with your

contractor to have sidewalks cleared after the end of the storm when street clearing operations

have been completed as to avoid multiple passes and charges from the contractor.

*Residents are also advised that those responsible for the maintenance of property with

sidewalks are required to clear their sidewalks within six hours of daylight following the

accumulation of snow. Those who do not clear their sidewalks may be fined accordingly.

*The New Britain Fire Department has asked residents to assist them by clearing fire

hydrants on their property in case of fire.

Sergeant Steven King

New Britain Police Department - Traffic Safety Bureau


( Press Release )